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United States smoking ban
New Michigan's Smoking Restriction



Michigan's Smoke-Free Air Law

Beginning May 1, 2010, smoking is prohibited in most public places in Michigan. The law will cover any
workplace and any food service establishment. This law covers public places, including, but not limited to,
restaurants, bars, shopping malls, bowling alleys, concert halls, arenas, museums, mechanic shops,
health facilities, nursing homes, education facilities, and child care centers.

The Michigan legislature passed the Dr. Ron Davis Smoke-Free Air Law on December 10, 2009 to
preserve and improve the health, comfort, and environment of the people of the state by limiting
exposure to secondhand smoke.

The Smoke-Free Air Act will not serve as the only smoke free law in the state, but it does set forth
the essential requirements for indoor workplaces and public places where smoking is regulated and
these minimum standards apply state-wide. The statewide law does the following:
(1) establishes where people can smoke and where they can't if the local community is not currently
covered by any city or county law; and (2) ensures that any provision that are weaker in regional law,
compared to the state law, are now made at least as strong as the statewide law.

Cigar bars, tobacco specified retail stores, and the gaming floors of casinos may be granted exemptions
from the smoke free law.

The public health and well being of workers and customers alike is the best reason for state government
to ensure smoke-free businesses, including restaurants and bars. A clean air free from tobacco smoke
is good for Michigan residents, workers and visitors - and now - Michigan is serving to smoke free air.
Reference: State of Michigan


(L) A cigarette display at a convenient store in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan
The price for a 20-cigarette package is ranged from $2.08 to $7.08.
(R) Photo shows a .lobby of the Best Western Lakefront Inn; Suites, Paradise, Michigan.This is a smoke-free hotel.

(L) No-smoking sign and warning, posted at the Best Western Lakefront Inn
(M) A restaurant-bar in Paradise, Michigan (R) All restaurants and bars in Michigan are smoke-free.

A tobacco sale at a Shell gas station in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan
The price for a 20-cigarette package is ranged from $4.99 up to $6.09.
The Mallboro Sinus costs $ 2.29.


 
International comparison of cigarette prices and taxes


No-smoking sign plate was shown in the terrace seat space of a gift shop at the Tahquamenon Falls State Park, Michigan.


A night view of Double Tree Hotel, a Hilton group, Bay City, Michigan
The Double Tree Hotel is 100% smoke-free.

No-smoking sign plate of the Double Tree Hotel and the notice that all public areas have been designated as a smoke-free environment.

A road-side rest area on the Route Interstate 75

A stand ashtray at the road-side rest area

The Detroid Marriott Troy Hotel, Troy, Michigan is 100% smoke-free.

The Detroid Marriott at the Renaissance Center is 100% smoke-free.

The sign board shows the smoking restriction by the Michigan Smoke-Free Air Law,
seen at the Detroid Marriott at the Renaissance Center.


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Smoking Restriction at Hotels in the World: Actual Survey
The ratio of a smoking guest room to the total hotel rooms was calculated,
based on the on-the-spot investigation.


Smoking-room ratio in various cities

Japan high speed railways Smoking-room ratio in hotels at Tokyo
 Smoking-room ratio in hotels in Korea
 Smoking-room ratio in hotels at Macau
Thailand Smoking-room ratio in hotels at Bangkok
Hong Kong Smoking-room ratio in hotels at Hong Kong
Canada smoking ban Smoking-room ratio in hotels at Vancouver
United States Smoking-room ratio in hotels at Seattle
United States  Smoking-room ratio in hotels at San Francisco
 Smoking-room ratio in hotels at Shanghai
 Smoking-room ratio in hotels at Berlin-2011
 Smoking-room ratio in hotels at Nice-2011
 Smoking-room ratio in hotels in Austria
 Smoking-room ratio in hotels in Germany
 Smoking-room ratio in hotels in Switzerland
Total smoking Ban in hotels at Moscow,
Russia 2014
Total smoking Ban in hotels at Saint Pertersburg,
Russia 2014

 
Norway 2008
Norway Smoking-room ratio in hotels in Norway Oslo 2015
Norway Smoking-room ratio in hotels in Norway Bergen 2015
Norway Smoking-room ratio in hotels in Norway Fjord 2015
Norway All smoke-free hotels in Norway Fjord 2016



Total Smoking Ban in USA and Canada

smorking ban bc canada Smoke-free BC Canada
smorking ban alberta canada Smoking Ban in Public and Work places in Alberta
smorking ban Saskatchewan Smoking Ban in Saskatchewan 
smorking ban manitoba canada Nonsmokers Health Protection Act, Manitoba 
smorking ban ontario canada Smoke-free Ontario Act 
smorking ban quebec canada Tobacco Control in Quebec 
smorking ban new Brunswick Smoke-free Places Act, New Brunswick 
smorking ban nova scotia Smoke-free Places Act, Nova Scotia 


smorking ban New Jersey  Smoking Ban in New Jersey 
smorking ban Illinois USA Smoke-free Illinois Act 
smorking ban California USA Smoking Ban in California 1998
smorking ban Beverly Hills California Beverly Hills banned in all outdoor dining areas 
smorking ban condominium Smoking Ban in a condominium of California
smorking ban Washington state Smoking Ban in the State of Washington
smorking ban Oregon USA Smoking Ban in Oregon  
smorking ban Montana USA Montana passed statewide smoking Ban
smorking ban Colorado USA Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act
smorking ban Arizona USA Smoking Ban in Arizona 
smorking ban Maine USA Smoking Ban in the State of Maine
smorking ban Vermont USA Smoking Ban in Vermont 
smorking ban Massachusetts Smoking Ban in the Massachusetts state.
smorking ban New York Smoking Ban in New York 
smorking ban Maryland USA Smoking Ban in Maryland 
smorking ban Washington DC Smoking Ban in Washington,D.C.
smorking ban Minnesota USA Smoking Ban in Minnesota 
smorking ban Delaware USA Smoking Ban in Delaware 
smorking ban Ohio USA Smoking Ban in Ohio 
smorking ban Iowa USA Smoking Ban in Iowa 
smorking ban Utah USA Smoking Ban in Utah 
smorking ban Rhode Island Smoking Ban in Rhode Island 
smorking ban Nevada USA Smoking Ban in Nevada 
smorking ban Virginia USA Smoking Ban in Virginia
smorking ban Michigan USA Smoking Ban in Michigan 
smorking ban Wisconsin USA Smoking Ban in Wisconsin

Canada/USA 2010
Smoke-Free Ontario London, Ontario Niagara Falls Toronto Around Lake Houron
Upper Michigan Lower Michigan Tobacco Control in Ontario Smoking Ban in Ontario
Smoking Ban in Michigan Washington, D.C. Smoking Ban in Washington, D.C.
Tobacco sale in Ontario 2010 Smoking ban in Ontario 2010 Smoking ban in Michigan 2010



english index tobacco control 日本語

ミシガン州喫煙規制法
2010年10月執筆および写真撮影
「禁煙席ネット」主宰 日本タバコフリー学会顧問 医学博士 宮本順伯
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The article was written and photographs were taken by Dr. J. miyamoto, in October 2010.



Michigan, The land surrounded by Great Lakes



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